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Tag Archives: New York

You Can Get It If You Really Want It

Dec

20

Go across the pond and you will find the name Harewood in a grand abundance. Here in Jacksonville, there is only one that is on everyone’s lips at this moment, Professor Dustin Harewood.

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Fabio Costa Distinguished Lecture on Design and Innovation

Oct

31

WRITTEN BY HEATHER STEWART, MARKETING INTERN Fabio Costa is one of the up-and-coming designers featured in Folk Couture: Fashion and Folk Art. Some may recognize his name from season 10 of Project Runway. Known for his work with fabric and draping, Costa has developed a reputation as a “conceptual designer.” Originally from Belo Horizonte, Brazil […]

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Folk Couture: Translating Emotion into Wearable Art

Oct

03

What happens when you ask 13 designers to explore the American Folk Art Museum in New York and translate pieces into wearable art? You get Folk Couture: Fashion and Folk Art, the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens’ newest installation, running October 7 through December 31, 2016. The designers are a mixture of…

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LIFT: THONY AIUPPY

Jun

07

Written by: Julie Thieman, Marketing Intern Thony Aiuppy is a contributing Artist for LIFT: Contemporary Expression of The African American Experience which presents a modern response to Jacksonville’s African American Heritage, while using the lyrics to James Weldon Johnson and John Rosamond Johnson’s Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing as inspiration. Thony Aiuppy received a Bachelor of Arts in Painting and Drawing […]

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Champagne & Shopping

Nov

30

Join us at the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens for the shopping experience of the season, Champagne & Shopping. Enjoy holiday music and complimentary champagne and appetizers. There are discounts for everyone of 15% on Wednesday and 10% on Thursday, this is in addition to the regular 10% members discount. Champagne and Shopping provides a unique opportunity for you to support the programs and activities of the Cummer Museum…

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All Together: The Sculpture of Chaim Gross

Oct

29

American sculptor Chaim Gross (1904 – 91) is renowned for his figurative direct carvings in wood from the first half of the 20th century. In the mid-1950s, however, he began to make large-scale bronzes that enabled him to shift from the solid massing of his carvings to a more open, linear style. From 1957 through the 1980s, Gross created more than 300 bronze works that range in scale from miniatures to life-size portraits to large-scale public works. Today approximately 100 of these bronzes are…

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